Contract Signifies APR Energy’s Expansion into Commercial Mining Sector
JACKSONVILLE, FL, May 10, 2011 APR Energy LLC, a leading provider of major turnkey temporary power generation services, today announced that it has been awarded a 10 MW contract by Vale, the second largest commercial mining company in the world. This power solution will provide power to Vale’s Moatize Coal Project in Moatize, Mozambique.
Under the terms of the contract, APR Energy will be responsible for all turnkey mobilization, installation and commissioning of the site, working in conjunction with Vale. The Moatize Coal site will utilize APR Energy’s diesel-powered modular generation units, which will have the flexibility to run independently or synchronized with Mozambique’s national utility grid.
“This award represents an important step for APR Energy’s growth and our expanding presence in the commercial mining sector,” said John Campion, APR Energy’s Founder and CEO. “This contract shows how well APR Energy’s power solutions can meet the specific needs of the mining and industrial sector. We appreciate Vale’s confidence in us and look forward to building upon our relationship with them and growing our involvement in the commercial mining industry.”
In addition to this new Vale project, APR Energy’s industrial experience includes a past project in Borneo, Indonesia, where it installed and maintained a gas turbine facility for one of the largest ammonia processing plants in the world.
About APR Energy
APR Energy specializes in the sale of reliable and efficient electricity through the rapid deployment of Customized Turnkey Power Solutions globally. APR’s power generation solutions coupled with comprehensive operation and maintenance services and flexible commercial terms have established APR as a leader in the utility & industrial segments. The Company currently has experience providing power generation solutions to customers and communities around the world, with an emphasis in Africa, South America, Central America and Asia. In addition to its business of providing these world- class power solutions, APR Energy also implements philanthropic projects at each plant location through its Community Development Program, which aims to build and maintain close relationships with its neighbours through projects and donations in health and education.